The 10 Best Beaches in Rhode Island

Sure, the Ocean State is tiny. But don’t underestimate its beach power. Rhode Island has lakes, ponds and a whopping 400 miles of saltwater shoreline. Wherever you roam, you’re never far from a beach.

Each stretch of sand in this scenic and historic state has distinct character all its own. So, how will you choose the best beach for you? With our picks for the best beaches in Rhode Island based on specific interests.